Distributed ledger technology

Can blockchain ease banks’ digital-identity concerns?

03/27/18

A startup called Spring Labs has launched a blockchain network with the goal of getting lenders and data providers to share data to help verify customers' identity.

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The reasons U.S. blockchain adoption has stalled

03/23/18

JPMorgan Chase is said to be dropping its Quorum blockchain technology, and little is happening with other blockchain projects that have been in the works for years. What gives?

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Could blockchain tech help prevent bank fraud?

03/21/18

Employees at the second-largest Indian bank falsified documents in a scheme that ultimately cost the institution at least $2 billion. Some argue a distributed ledger would have helped prevent or minimize the fraud.

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Northern Trust adds auditing to distributed ledger

03/19/18

The bank’s distributed ledger for private equity deals can now provide nodes to auditors, so they can easily access documents and data for their annual reviews.

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Meet the Wall Street veteran turning Wyoming into a crypto haven

03/05/18

State-level support will give the digital assets industry much needed footing, said Caitlin Long, a former managing director at Morgan Stanley.

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ING, Credit Suisse break new ground in test of distributed ledger R3

03/01/18

Banks are putting the concept of securities lending on a blockchain-inspired platform to the test.

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JPMorgan: Cryptocurrencies 'could potentially have a role' in investor portfolios

02/13/18

In what could be seen as a mea culpa for CEO Jamie Dimon's disparagement of bitcoin five months ago, the Wall Street megabank has released a big and relatively bullish report on cryptocurrencies.

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JPMorgan, Bank of America ban crypto purchases with credit cards

02/02/18

The nation’s two largest banks don't want the credit risk associated with the transactions.

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Wild claims, armed raids: The blockchain bank that wasn’t

01/29/18

AriseBank said it was the first crypto platform to buy a traditional bank. But there’s no evidence it did anything of the kind — and its founder now says it has been raided by the FBI.

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Massive crypto hack highlights need for custody solutions

01/26/18

The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck says roughly $400 million of the digital currency NEM was stolen. If banks and others are to invest in the digital-asset industry, it will have to do better.

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